Definition of Devolutionist

1. [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Devolutionist

devoices
devoicing
devoid
devoid of(p)
devoidness
devoir
devoirs
devolatilization
devolatilizations
devolatilize
devolatilizer
devolatilizers
devolution
devolutional
devolutionary
devolutionist (current term)
devolutionists
devolutions
devolve
devolve on
devolved
devolvement
devolves
devolving
devon
devonian
devons
devoration
devorations
devore

Literary usage of Devolutionist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1907)
"So did the Bishop of St. Davids and Viscount St. Ald- wyn ; but the clause was supported by the Earl of Dunraven, an Irish " devolutionist," and by the ..."

2. The Outlook in Ireland: The Case for Devolution and Conciliation by Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin Dunraven (1907)
"I therefore dub myself a devolutionist. I do not commend any particular proposals on the lines of devolution to the acceptance of those whose ideal is an ..."

3. The Reformers' Year Book by Joseph Edwards (1907)
"... one Home Rule Liberal, two devolutionist Liberals, and 15 Unionists only. In many other ways the situation has entirely changed since 188(>. ..."

4. Paraguay on Shannon: The Price of a Political Priesthood ; Remarks on Policy by Frank Hugh O'Donnell (1908)
"The Commissioner backs up the episcopal warranty with a modest note of self-estimation :— " Mr. Kavanagh in a letter states that he is not a devolutionist ..."

5. Ireland: To-day and To-morrow by Ernest Bruce Iwan-Müller (1907)
"No devolutionist, however, who is in the possession of his senses, can possibly be mistaken as to the real meaning of the compromise he supports. ..."

6. The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers (1911)
"... and in 1903 Mr. Wyndham's great Land Purchase Act. Then came the strange " devolutionist " episode, arising from the appointment of Sir Antony (now ..."

7. Ireland and the Home Rule Movement by Michael Francis Joseph McDonnell (1908)
"The devolutionist secession from orthodox Unionism, the Independent Orange Lodge represented by Mr. Sloan, ..."

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